Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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The Power Of Love: Cupid's Revenge

by khahem - Compo Entry

Cupid is in a bad mood, and today he decided to use its power for despair, blood, and tears.

As a cupid, use your Arrows of Love to make people fall in love and try to inflict as much physical and emotional damage as you can with the worst possible combination of events.

But beware, if two people are mutually in love and manage to ascend to happiness, your bonus will reset to zero, and all you'll have left is a bad score and lots of bitterness.

Good luck, do your worst !

Help & Guide:
- Click on someone to send a Arrow of Love
- Once touched by an Arrow of Love, the person will start looking for a lover, the first one it sees is the right one
- Once in love, it will follow its target
- People in love are less cautious and more prone to stupid behaviors, use it
- [Spoilers] You can find the list of possible events here: https://gist.github.com/kmichel/ca8b8239944c8221d87d

Notes:
- No sound, not enough time.
- Not tested on Internet Explorer
- May be a bit slow, if it's really unplayable please leave a comment to see if I can help.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#134Graphics3.91
#162Humor3.55
#236Innovation3.59
#243Theme3.73
#411Overall3.32
#533Mood2.95
#638Fun2.95
#1713Coolness39%

Comments

zakchaos says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:33am

Great design, I thought it was a really interesting premise, Would really be great with some arrow thwacks.

togie says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:08am

Fun, had no idea what was going on, but fun lol

iceburg7 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:43am

Excellent game! This is so beautifully cynical, and it's doing something that I haven't seen in any other games. Good work.

LTPATS says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:05am

Very interesting idea. It would be nice to get some sort of guide as to how characters will react in different situations, since sometimes I wasn't really sure how to get the right effects and it felt a bit random. Overall I really liked it and I think this has already got a pretty strong foundation. I'd definitely play more of this if it were fleshed out with more levels / features!

GAFBlizzard says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:13am

It was a little tough to figure out how it worked, but clever idea. I really like how the arrows turn sideways to fly in.

oranebeast says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:15am

I didn't quite know what was happening; Cute though.

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:13am

I did't get the game mechanic, but it's a good game

khahem says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:42pm

Hi everyone, thanks for all your comments :)
I added a bit more help in the description, and the list of possible events you can discover.

Lyxilion says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:18pm

Nice game good idea.

Interface says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:12am

Great innovative idea on the theme. Takes a bit to figure out exactly what can be done, but great concept.

DeltaF1 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:09am

I didn't completely understand it, but it was a really neat AI system nonetheless. I especially like the "love triangle".

I'm glad I could help you debug the mouse thing as well :P

Overall, well done on the game, it's witty and very pretty.

syncxzoz says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:33pm

simple and cute..

Squarlboy says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 9:50pm

its was kinda hard to tell what i was supposed to do, and was kinda laggy when you fire. but an interesting concept never the less.

May 11, 2015 @ 1:00pm

Really nice idea, pretty yet simple graphics, I just wish I knew exactly what I was doing... I included it in part 8 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/Fg_0-yj__pU

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